Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP) to California from $48

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MSP — LAX
Jun 25 — Jul 21

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 77% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Minneapolis to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $318, or $449 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to California?

May can be a great time to fly to California from Minneapolis with a flight ticket averaging about $290. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $137. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MSP to CA?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Minneapolis to California as you normally would.

Cheap Minneapolis to California flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Minneapolis to California specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to California in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 7/612:41 pmMSP - LAS
1 stop12h 30mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/97:55 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$95
Tue 7/307:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/61:19 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$97
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/155:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$98
Tue 7/92:06 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/115:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$99
Tue 7/167:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/2410:40 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 09mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$100
Sat 7/612:41 pmMSP - LAS
1 stop11h 29mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/115:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$102
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/155:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$103
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/1010:40 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 09mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$104
Thu 7/1110:59 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/161:19 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$105

Minneapolis to California 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Minneapolis and California in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to California in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Sat 7/612:41 pmMSP - LAS
1 stop12h 30mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/97:55 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$95
Tue 8/137:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Thu 8/157:50 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$96
Wed 9/251:46 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 19mSpirit Airlines
Tue 10/17:50 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$97
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/155:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$98
Tue 7/92:06 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/115:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$99
Tue 7/167:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 25mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/2410:40 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 09mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$100
Sat 7/612:41 pmMSP - LAS
1 stop11h 29mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/115:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$102
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/155:03 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$103
Fri 7/511:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/1010:40 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 09mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$104

Minneapolis to California flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Minneapolis to California for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Minneapolis to California. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Sun 6/3010:16 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/45:45 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$108
Sun 6/3010:16 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/97:55 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$109
Thu 6/279:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSun Country Air
Thu 7/45:45 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 17mSun Country Air
Deal found 6/20$116
Thu 6/2710:16 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/45:45 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$118
Sun 6/3010:16 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/46:00 amLAS - MSP
1 stop6h 39mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$119
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/27:55 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$122
Thu 6/2710:16 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/14:47 pmLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 08mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$123
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - LAX
1 stop10h 10mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/110:54 pmLAX - MSP
1 stop12h 12mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$123
Sun 6/309:30 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/310:41 amLAS - MSP
Nonstop3h 09mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$127

One-way flights to California from Minneapolis

Search for one-way flight options from Minneapolis to California. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Minneapolis to California. Users needing a return flight from Minneapolis to California should utilize the search form above.
Wed 9/41:46 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 19mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$48
Thu 8/110:59 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 24mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$49
Sun 9/11:46 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 19mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$50
Thu 7/259:25 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 28mSun Country Air
Deal found 6/20$58
Mon 7/294:14 pmMSP - LAS
Nonstop3h 27mSun Country Air
Deal found 6/20$59
Wed 9/181:46 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$63
Thu 8/151:46 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$64
Thu 7/1810:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop12h 16mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$65
Thu 7/1810:59 pmMSP - OAK
1 stop14h 10mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$66

Find flights from Minneapolis to California within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Minneapolis to California that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Sat 7/6

1 stop12h 30m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Tue 7/9

Nonstop3h 11m

$95

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Tue 8/13

Nonstop3h 25m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Thu 8/15

Nonstop3h 06m

$96

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 9/25

Nonstop3h 19m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Tue 10/1

Nonstop3h 06m

$97

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Sat 7/13

Nonstop3h 27m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Thu 7/18

Nonstop3h 06m

$109

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Sun 10/13

Nonstop3h 21m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 10/16

1 stop9h 30m

$111

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Sun 9/15

1 stop5h 09m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Fri 9/20

1 stop8h 14m

$132

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Sat 7/20

Nonstop3h 22m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Fri 7/26

Nonstop3h 10m

$159

Minneapolis St PaulLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

MSP - LAS

MSPLAS

Minneapolis St Paul

Wed 9/18

1 stop9h 05m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Fri 9/20

1 stop7h 34m

$198

Minneapolis St PaulSan Francisco

MSP - SFO

MSPSFO

Minneapolis St Paul

Thu 7/4

1 stop6h 20m

San Francisco

Wed 7/10

1 stop6h 33m

$198

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Deals found on 6/20

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Best time to book a flight from Minneapolis to California

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and Sun Country Air from Minneapolis to California. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

7.4
Good
2,778 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
5,829 reviews

Overall

8.2

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wish the there were an electrical outlet to plug the phone. it died within 10 minutes of being in the air.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to California?

    For a flight from Minneapolis to California, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul. Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is just 7.3 mi from the center of the city.

  • Can I find flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $106.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to California is less than $110.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to California for under $200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to California?

    Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How popular is this Minneapolis to California flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Minneapolis to California on average per day?

    8 flight departures from Minneapolis to California per day on average.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Minneapolis to California?

    There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis to California in 3h 21m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Sun Country Air to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1541 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to California one-way?

    $48 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Sun Country Air and Frontier, with prices starting from $58 and $69, respectively.

  • What are the most popular routes from Minneapolis to California?

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to California?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Minneapolis to California are ITA Airways (94%), China Eastern (93%) and LATAM Airlines (87%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to California?

    While on average a flight from Minneapolis to California is generally $1,006, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $87. When looking at the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl), you can expect to pay $90 for that flight.

  • What does MSP to LAX mean?

    This is defined as Minneapolis St Paul Airport (MSP) and Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Codes like Los Angeles Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Ontario Airport (ONT).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to California that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Minneapolis to California flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Minneapolis to California with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Minneapolis to California flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to California that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Minneapolis to California flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Minneapolis to California?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Minneapolis to California.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Minneapolis to California?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Minneapolis to California by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to California that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Minneapolis to California offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Minneapolis to California?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Minneapolis to California flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Minneapolis to California flight deals updated?

    The Minneapolis to California flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to California?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Minneapolis to California?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Minneapolis to California (average of $238). Flying from Minneapolis to California in July is currently the most expensive (average of $319). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis to California

Discover the top 7 airlines that operate flights from Minneapolis to California. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$75Average$203FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
Sun Country AirCheapest$80Average$243FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%
FrontierCheapest$89Average$185FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$134Average$405FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
United AirlinesCheapest$181Average$447FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
DeltaCheapest$198Average$438FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
American AirlinesCheapest$226Average$430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%

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Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to California

Find hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to California. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
27%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
47%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
19%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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